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not comparing myself to winston churchill but in regard to the lyndon johnson biography we are sort of in the same boat. i have been writing about lyndon johnson so long sometimes people ask me don't you get bored? the answer is the very opposite is true. i don't think of these books as being about lyndon johnson just like a power broker was not about robert moses. just to tell the life of a famous man from the moment i first thought about doing books i thought of biographies, i thought of biographies as a way of examining the great forces that shaped the times they lived in and particularly political power. why is political power so important? we live in a democracy. we have the power of the votes we cast that ballot boxes and the more we know about political power really works not as it is taught in textbooks and high school and college but to ignore naked reality of political power the better our votes should be and the better our countries should be and lyndon johnson is the right man to examine political power. he was such a genius in the use of it, to bend washington to his wi
johnson. host: joining us now is gary johnson, former governor of mexico. he is the libertarian nominee. gary johnson, first question. look at the major party candidates. what is missing in the debate and what do you bring to the table? guest: how about the truth, for starters. the notion that obama and mitt romney are arguing over who will spend more on medicare. when we need to have a raging debate in this country on how we cut medicare spending, spending, i think we will find ourselves in the midst of a monetary collapse. that issue/ what is your prescription? pardon the expression. guest: i oversaw the reform of medicaid when i was governor of new mexico. we saved hundreds of millions of dollars. we set a better health-care networks for the poor. i believe if the government blocked -- done away with the strings and the manas, i could have overseen the delivery of health care to the poor. -- do away with the mandates. health care for those over 65. get the federal government out of health care completely. get is how we're going to out of this. giving it up to the states. 50 laborator
gary johnson will be joining us. we will begin with mark from illinois on the line for independence. caller: i just have to say that the whole republican and democratic thing is getting out of control. i am 62 years old. i go back from eisenhower on. i call them republicrats. they all go for the same corporations. is so undemocratic it is ridiculous. we have to get somebody new in the system. it is gridlock. the congress cannot get anything done. these people just go make deals and make money for themselves. we have to get some new blood into this system. host: thank you for the call. we will be covering the debates. we invite you to watch and engage the mentor of the debates. you can do this on our facebook page. -- engage in the debates. we have covered every debate since 1984. the first debates took place and 1960, 52 years ago. next is bill also on the line for independents. caller: no more important today than they have been in the past. the two main parties, it gets harder and harder to distinguish them from one another. it gives the person a chance to really put out and vote
johnson has more. >> reporter: almost 20% of u.s. adolescents have trouble sleeping or are sleep deprived. a study in the canadian medical association journal looked at more than 4,000 adolescents. those who had trouble sleeping had a higher body mass index, larger waist size, higher cholesterol and blood pressure. those who just didn't get enough sleep had higher body mass index and larger waist size. a high sleep disturbance score was associated with higher consumption of fried food, soft drinks sweets and snacks. the authors conclude poor sleep hygiene amongst adolescents appears to be associated with increased cardiovascular risk and they say improving sleep hygiene early in life may be important for the prevention of cardiovascular disease later in life. for cardiovascular disease later in life. i'm dr. timothy johnson. >> wow. >> how do you feel about our job right now? >> great. >> scary. >> i feel great about it. >> every story we do about sleep deprivation freaks me out. >> i can survive on five hours a night. teens need nine hours. ironically the school day, done a lot of resear
. >> to take away your tax exempt status. tell us why. >> the johnson amendment took away freedom of speech, freedom of religion. our belief is that there should be a separation of church and state that you eluded to. there should be no government intrusion into the pulpit at all. in 194 54, that changed, taking away 166 years of pulpit freedom. we've been trying to restore that and see the johnson amendment taken to court and be unconstitutional based on the first amendment. in hopes of seeing a court case so that the johnson amendment can officially be thrown out and pastors can, once again, have their first amendment rights back. >> will you endorse a candidate during your sermon this sunday? >> i plan on doing exactly that. what we're saying is that's the freedom of the pastor. fes taes up to them. that's a receipt that we v we're simply saying we're trying to reclaim what was lost. 501-c, only one category has a speech restriction put on it, 501-c-3, which happens to be churches. lyndol banes johnson his aide would acknowledge that they never had churches in mind. they were aimed at tw
, it is all over for joey fatone and kym johnson. did not shine last night on "dancing with the stars." also, when they got kicked off, the crowd didn't love it all that much. they look okay this morning. they're having a good time. we're going to talk to them live in a little bit. >>> first, let's get news from josh. >> we're going to start with tonight's crucial presidential debate. here's where it will happen. you're taking a look at the university of denver. the first of three debates. tonight's will focus on domestic issues, including jobs, the economy, and health care. and president obama will be heading into tonight's showdown, just hours after a video of him from 2007 surfaced on a conservative website. then-senator obama is heard praising controversial pastor jeremiah wright. and accusing the federal government of not doing enough to help new orleans recover from hurricane katrina. the president's campaign calls the video a desperate attack. >>> meantime, there's signs that mitt romney is ready to offer specifics about his tax plan tonight. all part of a plan to cut tax rates by 20%
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now. if you think about trk that's probably a good thing. >> owner woody johnson, carol, says he is more focused on the presidential race than a race for a playoff spot. jets fans may welcome this distraction, certainly, from thinking about the last game their team played, the loss to the 49ers sunday i won't reveal that again. johnson may have a better chance backing romney. take a listen to what he just told bloomberg tv. >> well, i think you always have to put country first. i think it's very, very important that for -- not only for us, but in particular our kids and grandkids that this election come off with mitt romney and ryan as president and vice president. >> okay. so johnson is choosing paul ryan over jets coach rex ryan. but he is a major fund-raiser for the romney campaign in new york and connecticut and also in new jersey. just as he was for john mccain and george w. bush. the news isn't too surprising. he's not alone. more than a few team owners in major sports are politically involved. there can be a backlash from these kinds of political stands. famous quote from
are gathering today. court knee caught up with jcpenney ceo ron johnson to get an update on the retailer. she joins us on the phone. >> just moments ago i wrapped up with speaking with ron johnson about how the business is is going in the middle of this big transformation. you know he's getting ready to speak in front of a group of investors and other retailers here in new york city. basically ron johnson said that what we can expect for holiday is that jcpenney style holiday. they will participate in black friday, but sticking with their fair and square plan. other than that, he wouldn't reveal the details but said november 1st we'll know much more about the holiday. interestingly for the first time since the announcement of the transformation, ron johnson also says today at 4:00 he'll be speaking with employees about those 400 jcpenney stores across the country that will not have shops. he said they will be changing the presentation and the product and will know a little more today. i believe we're the first ones to know that detail at this point. additionally, he does expect to grow sales
: in your brain. >> peter johnson, jr. in for dave briggs. >> nice to see you. >> alisyn: did you stay up and watch the debate? . no, i watched clips. >> on your twitter feed. thousands were trying to get in and the servers were down and so many people were trying to log in and the servers were down. >> didn't have to pay-- >> the twitter feed. >> alisyn: and meanwhile, we are in the final stretch, it has been a long two years, bracing up to this exact moment. 30 days. >> can you believe that? >> no, i can't, until the election, and by the way, mitt romney sees a post debate bump in the polls and it's significant, prior to the debate. and mitt romney in a national poll was two points behind and now he's two points up. and s-49-47. >> rasmussen in 2008 had the most accurate polls from 2008. we're going to ask scott about it on the show later. we asked him the last time we had new polls about the national polls. you can look at swing state polls and get a really nugget of information, national, sort of a not maybe as interesting. when you look at florida right now where the candidates, wher
in the glass. wood i johnson putting his country before game green. he would roother see mitt romney for president than the jets win. johnson said his country comes first . he's firmly in mitt romney's camp. and the next story will be will mark sanchez take a seat for tim tebow. >> gretchen: rex ryan saying no but it is only today. see what happens on sunday. >> brian: more weight rex ryan loses the jets loselap bands or stomach belt and put the belt back on. >> steve: quite a theory there. >> brian: i will go for it? >> steve: put your tin foil hat back o. speaking of tin foil a major recall. major recall for things americans eat every day. >> gretchen: justices want a do over on obama care? our judge is standing by to weigh in next. ♪ fine by me. ♪ where did you get that sweater vest? your ford dealer. when we got married. i had three kids. and she became the full time mother of three. it was soccer, and ballet, and cheerleading, and baseball. those years were crazy. so, as we go into this next phase, you know, a big part of it for us is that there isn't anything on the schedu
did. we have that coming up. >> i love that. >>> and more deals. bargains everywhere. tory johnson is here with great "deals and steals." clothes and toys for your kids. >> all right. >>> first, let's get to our inspiring special report, "erase the weight." if you ever thought that slimming down to your ideal weight would take you forever, meet edwin valez. he did that in a remarkable four months. all with a simple diet and an exercise program. look at his plan. >> i've always been the bigger guy in every situation. the older i got, the more self-conscious i became about my weight. food was my go-to. stress, school. i would eat and sleep was my weakness. after cruising to the bahamas with friends, i looked at pictures. i hit the max i've ever been. i was close to 300 pounds. i knew i had to do something about it. i woke up one morning. i was like, i'm going to do this. i'm going to do it now. first week, i walked just 45 minutes. tried to pick up the pace a little bit. when my breathing got hard, slowed it up. in march, i ran my first 5k. i ran three miles every day. now, we go out
are they trying to rewrite history or is it just politics as usual? fox news legal analyst peter johnson, jr. is here. >> good morning. this is the biggest case of spilled milk. the losers lament that i've ever heard in my life. everyone is pointing fingers. wasn't the president's fault. >> steve: no! >> it was everybody else's fault. lehrer, we thought he would be in the tank for us. he wasn't. he let mitt romney talk, big failure for him. so he's trashed in the "new york times" today. he's done. now we have phony fact checks. everything romney said was wrong. he's not a real debater. he's a performer. the guy he said was a stiff has become ronald reagan, john wayne combined. so he's a tremendous performer. the president was thinking about something else. he was distracted. the altitude was too high for him. even though he gave his acceptance speech four years ago in denver and didn't have a problem with the altitude. we have one excuse after the another. now on the stump, the president is doing the clint eastwood routine. he's talking to the chair. he's talking to the empty chair and mitt
believe the pair may have been involved in ten crimes. >>> larry johnson is in police custody. the former kansas city chiefs running back was arrested on accusations of choking his ex-girlfriend. police say johnson had scratches on his face at the time of the arrest. the bomb had cruising on her neck and face. he'll be able to post bond sometime later today after a state mandated 15 hours in police custody. time 8:57. 62 degrees at the airport. here's a look at what's coming up next on 11 news saturday morning. >> playoff baseball comes to baltimore. and our o's fans are happily. a live report coming up. >>> and the unemployment rate falls below 8%. what that means for the presidential nominees less than a month before the election. >> really nice morning this morning but some changes are coming. get your insta weath hahahaha! hooohooo, hahaha! this is awesome! folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. i'd say happier than a slinky on an escalator. get happy. get geico. melons!!! oh yeah!! well that was uncalled for. folks who save hundreds of dollars switchin
this done one way or another, and, thank you, i yield back. >> representative johnson from texas. >> thank you very much, mr. chairman. thank you for holding this hearing. with this year's passage of the faa reauthorization bill, next generation modification modernization will transform the national air space system. through nextgen, satellite based traffic management, we'll be able to address increased traffic in the nation's skies, while improving safety and environmental foot prints of the air transport. transitioning to the vps air traffic control system allows airlines to reduce flight delays, save fuel, and cut the amount of harmful emissions from aircraft engines. in addition, the successful implementation of next generation will boost our economy and enable the creation of more jobs. the dallas plex is a prime example of the significant growth in the aviation market, and the potential benefits of nextgen deployment. as with my metroplex, this growth comes with growing plains. metro plex sites, by their nature, are located in busy metropolitan areas. nextgen use of satellite based t
london and other cities around the world. >> steven johnson is our guest on sunday. the director of a books will look at science history, the cyberworld, popular culture, live at noon eastern on book tv on c-span 2. >> the bureau of labor statistics has announced the unemployment rate has dropped from 8.1% to 7.8% in september, the lowest level since january 2009. president obama spoken by the job picture at this venue at george mason university. it is about 30 minutes. >> hello, everybody! [cheers and applause] hello, george mason! hello, patriots! [cheers and applause] good to see you guys. thank you. thank you. [cheers and applause] thank you! thank you. thank you so much. thank you. [cheers and applause] thank you. everybody, have a seat. have a seat. thank you. well, it is good to be here. i am so proud to have katherine's support. can you give her a big round of applause for that great introduction. [applause] it's also good to know that we've got the former governor and next united states senator from the commonwealth of virginia, tim kaine! and your congressman, jerry con
opportunity versus upper mobility. >> heather: let's bring alex us any gill johnson and nancy, president of media speak strategies and former senior advisor spokesperson to john mccain. thank you for joug us. nancy i want to begin with you. for six months they said this campaign is a referendum on president obama's record. now you heard paul ryan saying in his interview with chris that it's about choice. do you see this as a shift in strategy for the romney campaign and if so, is that why? >> i think it's right and proper for both candidates to offer americans a clear vision of their path for the country. i think it's a natural evidence luilgs. any time an incumbent president running against a challenger there is component of that that is referendum, but now is the time where we've got a matter of weeks when people have to cast their votes. now is the time for each candidate to be crystal clear about the direction they would take our country. >> heather: alex us what do you think? >> i think they were energized by the romney-ryan team gets this. when you look at the choice that americans
johnson, as he was looking around, his party people weren't supporting him. he said, hey, they painted their tails white and they ran with the antelope. there are a lot of democrats running with the antelopes. not one single democrat introduced that tax bill into the congress. of course i support the president's plan. i support him on everything else. i'm not sure if i didn't i would go doing what mr. mondale has done with jimmy carter, jump away from him. i couldn't do that to ronald reagan now, next year, or any other time. i have too much trust in him, i have too much friendship for him, and i would feel very uncomfortable doing that. >> some now claim he disagreed privately with jimmy cart's -- carter's decision to improse the grain emming. -- embargo. where, in your judgment, does loyalty end and principle begin? >> you can't have the united states of america out there looking over his shoulder wondering whether his vice president is going to be supporting him. mrs. ferraro has quite a few differences with vice president mondale. and i understand it when she changed her position o
johnson because he will reduce the debt and preserve our civil rights and respect the constitution. >> i am supporting president obama because he is doing a good job and he deserves another term so he can experiences policies coming into fruition. that has been full of broken promises so i will be voting for governor romney. >> i will be supporting jerry johnson for president because he is the only candidate that will focus on the constitution, stay out of the made wars. at the end of the war on drugs. >> live coverage tonight from the presidential debate. the debates starting at 9:00 p.m. eastern time. at the next debate between the presidential candidates on tuesday the sixteenth where they will take audience questions in new york city. in the final debate, the questions will focus on that the bay. will have live coverage online at c-span.org. >> we need to tackle our nation's challenges before they tackle us. we need to strengthen medicare and social security. we're putting ideas on the table headed to that. we are not trying to scare seniors, we are trying to save seniors. >> they ha
johnson is our guest depth."ay on 'in- he will get popular culture and computer networking and politics, i've at noon eastern on "book tv." journal"ington continues. host: james montoya is our guest. what is the college board? guest: a membership organization of over 6000 educational institution knows, organizations that are all focused on connecting students to college success. host: and the purpose of the s.a.t.? when it was first created? guest: the s.a.t. has been around for decades. the idea was to create a more level playing field for students, but sickly for those that lived in axa's that might not have access to the interview campus. it provided an opportunity for us nationally to have an examination that all colleges could use to help them in the admissions process. host: there are now three sections of it. guest: the third section is been in place about eight years. the s.a.t. is measuring those skills that are necessary for college success -- reading, writing, and mathematics. host: there is a recent report -- what is the date take away -- what is the big take away? guest: when
at akron in university. >> i support barack obama for presidency. >> my candidate is a jerry johnson, the libertarian candidate from new mexico. it is important to consider him on the economic side of things and his social issues are good to me. >> the most important issue that we face in this election is the massive debt that our country faces. it is only projected to grow and the next five years. my generation will be stuck with it. >> i will ask the candidates what they are doing to ensure job security and create new jobs. i am in college. i want to make sure my education is paid off. >> back to fishersville, virginia for mitt romney and paul ryan. ♪ >> thank you. how about it for trace adkins, a great american and great patriot? i let out at all of the cars there. it looks like that movie "field of dreams." the dream is to save america and our freedom. virginia is ground zero. are you ready to make a difference in this election? but me tell you why. we, as americans, we brief freer air, we live freer lives, we have more opportunity from the day we are born than anyone else on t
. the pledge of allegiance this morning will be led by the gentleman from georgia, mr. johnso mr. johnson i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady will suspend. pursuant to clause 4 of rule 1, the following enrolled bill was signed by speaker pro tempore lewis on friday, september 28, 2012. the clerk: senate 3625, a bill to exchange -- a bill to change the effective date for the internet publication of certain information to prevent harm to the national security or endangering the military officers and civilian employees to whom the publication requirement applies, and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to section 3 - b of house resolution 788, the house stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m. on friday, october 5, >> you may have heard the voice of nancy pelosi. here she is, speaking for about 10 minutes. >> we always reward our friends. it is baseball season, but it is also time for us to be at work. we ne
question. yes. a microphone is coming to you. >> linda johnson with the associated press. i am wondering if your organizations or your members have taken a position or at least are discussing possible using technology like proximal that would give the end user, the patient, the opportunity to say the medicine is safe. i know it would disrupt the medicines are shipped now, particularly the big pbm because even the big bowl gets damaged at the pharmacy level, but we were talking about this early here at my table coming and it seems like if they can do stuff like that in africa we should be able to do it here. >> did you say -- >> it is a number on the bottom of the box that you scratch off and then you call a number on your cell phone or in sorry context and then verify that guess this is a legitimate safe medicine. a cynic if we could add to that, to my kids a general conversation about technology. certainly that is a part of the conversation you are talking about what was being done by the collision or is at least being discussed. >> there are a number of pharmacy technologies. i think a
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